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Open Days

Our undergraduate Open Days are your opportunity to learn more about life at the Scottish University of the Year 2021 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021). You will be able to speak with lecturers, student support services and current students and discover our outstanding facilities and campus.

We can’t wait to show you what’s on offer at one of our Open Days! Whether on campus or virtual, there’s lots to see and get involved with - get a taste of what being a student at RGU is really like.


On Campus Open Days

On Campus Open Days are BACK!

We can’t wait to welcome you to our beautiful riverside campus during one of our On Campus Open Days. Being on campus is the best way for you to explore your potential study environment, get a feel for the university and speak to course leaders, student support services and current students face to face!

These events are your opportunity to:

  • Experience our state-of-the-art learning facilities
  • Take part in interactive workshops and taster classes to get an insight into what it’s like to study at RGU
  • Meet your prospective course leaders
  • Speak to our current students to hear first-hand about student life
  • Woolmanhill student accommodation will also be open for viewing an unoccupied flat

Travel & Accommodation

Getting to campus

Find out how to get on campus and available transport links from the city or further afield:

Accommodation

If you are travelling to Aberdeen and are looking for accommodation, we have negotiated special hotel rates:

Bookings via this system are not managed by RGU and we accept no liability for bookings made on this system.

Travel support

If you meet our ‘wider access’ criteria and are travelling to one of our open days from out with Aberdeen City, you can claim up to 75% of your travel costs back from us. Check if you meet our criteria or contact access@rgu.ac.uk:


COVID-19 Health & Safety

Health and safety is the paramount consideration as COVID-19 restrictions ease. The University will continue to review and adapt all advice in line with the latest government guidance. To ensure that your experience at RGU is as safe, authentic and enjoyable as possible, the Golden Rules are in place. These rules are based on current public health information and must be followed by everyone who visits the campus:

  • Social distancing signage must be adhered to and separation maintained.
  • Face coverings must be worn indoors (eating, drinking, exercising, presenting, and office seating exempt).
  • Coughs and sneezes must be covered with a tissue and the tissue bagged and binned.
  • Hands must be washed regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds to reduce transmission.

In order to adhere to social distancing, our teaching spaces are subject to capacity restrictions. In effect, all activities taking place during our Open Days are subject to availability on a first come, first served basis.

We encourage you to bring friends or family along with you to explore our campus during our Open Days, however please be aware that whilst participating in activities in spaces which are likely to reach capacity – we ask that you bring a maximum of one accompanying guest with you at that time so that we can accommodate as many prospective students as possible.

Should restrictions for any reason be re-imposed that would jeopardise the safety of our visitors, staff and current students, these events may be cancelled. The university accepts no responsibility to reimburse for accommodation or travel. In the event of a cancellation, the university will notify all registrations as soon as possible.


Virtual Open Day

Join our Virtual Open Day on-demand, at a time that suits you, either as part of your preparations before our on-campus event or as an alternative to visiting us on campus.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Watch on-demand videos in our “Presentation Auditorium” to find out more about the courses we have to offer and the support available to you
  • There’s lots to get involved with in our Virtual Exhibition – make sure to check out our “Academic Schools and Support Services Hall” 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the events, please contact openday@rgu.ac.uk

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